Careers

At Warren and Mahoney, we have a culture of open innovation - of individual enquiry combined with collective spirit. We are actively seeking exceptionally talented architects, designers and delivery experts to join our team. Strong growth, Trans-Tasman expansion, a solid design legacy and a learning environment will all help to build and progress your career.

Warren and Mahoney employs almost 300 people in seven design studios across New Zealand and Australia. We are a team of creators, makers and enablers. Our people are our most valued contributors. Celebrating their diversity, in every dimension, allows us to truly reflect the communities we design for and ultimately enhance.

We foster a diverse workplace and inclusive culture. We are committed to the principles and practice of equality, and make appointments on merit. We recognise the employment aspirations of women, Māori, Pacific Island, other ethnic and minority groups, people with disabilities, to ensure fairness in employment for all people and groups of people. We promote a work culture in which all of our people, whatever their gender, ethnic background, social background, sexual orientation or role, are valued, treated equitably and with respect.

We welcome your application. Please provide a covering letter, a current curriculum vitae and portfolio of recent work. Ensure all information is correct and work is credited accurately. We will reply as soon as possible.

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As a result of significant growth in our business, we have created a new role of Legal Counsel to work alongside our Chief Operating Officer in Auckland and provide legal and company secretarial advice and services for our studios in Australia and NZ. This role will have a varied workload, including reviewing, negotiating and providing commercial advice to management on contracts with our clients and sub-consultants, legal compliance, risk management and corporate governance.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a current practising certificate and have at least 4 years’ PQE
  • Have significant experience reviewing and negotiating contracts, ideally with a background in commercial or construction law
  • Have experience in company secretarial responsibilities
  • Enjoy working in a high performing environment
  • Be curious and adaptable with creative problem solving skills
  • Be client focused
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)

In return, you will be joining a dynamic team in an agile, vibrant and social work environment, with an open and collaborative approach across all studios to create a ‘one studio’ culture.  Our people are valued for their contribution to the success of the practice and individual career development is an important aspect of this success.

This role, while having an Australasian ambit, is based in the Auckland studio and is required to work Monday to Friday - however there may be flexibility in the hours worked on those days.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV to hr@warrenandmahoney.com  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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A rare opportunity to influence the built future of Queenstown, New Zealand

The luxury and adventure capital of the Southern Hemisphere, Queenstown’s alpine location and metropolitan culture forms an idyllic location for work and play. Due to growth, Warren and Mahoney is seeking our next Principal and studio co-leader to help develop Queenstown’s built identity and environment. Working with the current leadership team, you will also be shaping the future of the practice.

At Warren and Mahoney, we believe that identity matters. Our next Principal will be an expert communicator, strategist and designer, with a passion for understanding local cultural contexts, and translating them into spaces that connect people and create a sense of belonging. With a portfolio of exceptional built work in the high-end hotel, hospitality, and residential sectors, either gained in New Zealand or further afield, you will be inspired to grow and develop our opportunities both in the Queenstown office and wider Warren and Mahoney network. Your office will be set just one street back from the majestic Lake Wakatipu, but your influence will extend across our other six studios that act as one.

In addition, our next Principal will:

  • Have a track record of delivering insight-led, user-centric projects that connect people to place and shape a community’s identity
  • Be an expert communicator who develops trusted relationships with clients, key stakeholders and pivotal community groups, and actively engages with the local business community
  • Fundamentally understand the financial, social and environmental benefits of good design, and incorporates these understandings at the heart of his/her work
  • Be a natural leader, both in collaborating with your co-leader and team, and in setting a new standard for Queenstown’s built environment
  • Be a Registered Architect with at least 10 years’ experience.
  • Be a part of Warren and Mahoney’s next chapter. 
  • Help define a new benchmark for Queenstown’s design. 
  • Build upon our exceptional project legacy. 
  • Be a part of the design and business community that builds and thrives upon Queenstown’s global success.

In return, we offer a leadership role in a dynamic design business and an excellent remuneration package, which includes the potential for shareholding.

Please send us your portfolio and CV, with a cover letter detailing your career highlights, to Sarah Coleman, Group People and Culture Officer at sarah.coleman@warrenandmahoney.com by Sunday 8th July, 2018.

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Warren and Mahoney are currently recruiting for a talented Interior Designer to join their Auckland studio.

We are seeking candidates whose portfolio demonstrates strong skills in design and an aptitude for technical accuracy to produce detailed drawings. 

The role offers an opportunity with one of New Zealand’s leading architectural practices where high quality design and build ethics have been fostered for the past 60 years. You will be working collaboratively alongside industry leaders across all disciplines of architecture and interior design. 

We are team oriented with an emphasis of working collaboratively to meet project deadlines so it is important that you demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and have a high level of oral and written English communication skills. 

Applicants will have a minimum of three years relevant industry experience, a strong interest in commercial workplace or customer retail design and have an applied knowledge of Revit.

In return for your skills and work ethic, Warren and Mahoney Architects offers a career pathway in an inspiring and social team environment.

If this sounds like you please email your CV to hr@warrenandmahoney.com  The role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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Warren and Mahoney Architects is seeking a talented Interior Technician to join their Auckland studio. We welcome you to our website www.warrenandmahoney.com to discover more about our practice and to view our portfolio of work.

This is a technical production role initially with a retail focus, immersed within the wider interiors team opportunities within the workplace and hospitality sectors are anticipated.

With a true passion for the industry, your technical skills will be at a high level in Revit. You will demonstrate comprehensive retail design, documentation skills and hold an applicable tertiary qualification with a minimum of five years relevant industry experience. A high standard of communication skills is essential, similarly an independent attitude is required which allows you to take responsibility and ownership of your work.

In return for your skills and work ethic, Warren and Mahoney Architects offers a career pathway in a welcoming vibrant team environment.

If this sounds like you please email your CV to hr@warrenandmahoney.com The role is available for immediate start. All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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We are seeking an experienced Project Architect to join our Auckland studio and lead a number of high profile projects. We are looking for someone with:

  • demonstrated ability to set design direction
  • experience in leading and delivering significant projects
  • ability to develop, maintain and lead successful client relationships
  • experience in producing quality documentation

Successful candidates will have a tertiary qualification in architecture and be registered in either NZ or abroad, ideally with a minimum of ten years’ practice experience.

As we are a highly collaborative team, excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

This is a key role in our busy Auckland studio.  If you are looking for more opportunities to lead in a vibrant, growing studio with a passion for quality design and architecture, then we would love to hear from you.

If this sounds like you please email your CV and portfolio to HR@warrenandmahoney.com.

 

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We are seeking an experienced Architectural Graduate to join our Sydney studio.

The successful candidate will hold a tertiary qualification in architecture and a minimum of two-three years working experience. You will have an eye for design and demonstrate clear technical capabilities. Revit skills would be advantageous.

You will be fully involved in projects contributing your thoughts and ideas and therefore good communication skills are essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a vibrant culture that allows you to be self-driven, alongside senior leaders in the practice who will assist you on your pathway to registration.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and portfolio to HR@warrenandmahoney.com. All applicants must be Australian permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

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We are seeking an Architectural Graduate to join our Wellington studio.  

You will have completed your Masters degree in architecture, your portfolio will demonstrate a strong sense for design and your communication skills will speak passionately about the thinking behind your designs.

From your first day you will feel fully included in projects contributing your thoughts and ideas.  Projects will be varied working with several teams.  You will join a dedicated team passionate about delivering design at the highest level in both architecture and interior architecture.  This is an environment where everyone is respected for their input in concept and delivery of design.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a culture that allows you to be self-driven, alongside senior leaders in the practice who will assist you on your pathway to registration.

If this sounds like you please email your CV and portfolio to hr@warrenandmahoney.com  the role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be New Zealand permanent residents, or hold a valid work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you. 

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We are looking for a dynamic Personal Assistant to join our architectural studio in Auckland. This is a fantastic opportunity working alongside a talented team of Architects and Designers in a creative studio setting.   

As an experienced PA, you will be an excellent organiser and communicator with a proactive and friendly can-do attitude. You will have the multi-tasking ability and flexibility to work in this ever-evolving environment, and will work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Experience in professional services would be advantageous.

You will be an integral team member assisting our studio Principals who are leaders in their field. Your duties will include:

  • Correspondence/time/expense/diary management
  • Coordinating and preparing monthly reports, assisting project invoicing
  • Co-ordinating and booking travel arrangements / events
  • Research
  • Managing client and consultant relationships

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a PA
  • Exceptional computer literacy
  • Experience using Newforma and In-Design desirable but not essential

You will be joining a dynamic team in an agile, vibrant and social work environment. If you have an outgoing personality with energy to take initiatives, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV with a covering letter to Kelly Harding at hr@warrenandmahoney.com.  This role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

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We are seeking a talented Intermediate – Senior Revit Architectural Technician to join our Auckland studio. 

Warren and Mahoney attracts a diverse range of projects that give our Technicians challenging work and variety.  We are seeking candidates that are proactive to uphold the high-quality design and build ethics our practice prides itself on, and an independent attitude which allows you to take responsibility and ownership of your work. 

You will hold a tertiary qualification as an Architectural Technician, demonstrate complex architectural knowledge and proficiency in Autodesk Revit

We are team-oriented with an emphasis of working collaboratively with other Warren and Mahoney studios.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and portfolio to hr@warrenandmahoney.com. The role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents, or hold a valid work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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We are seeking a Revit Technician for our studio in the unique and inspirational environment of Queenstown.  Join our dynamic and dedicated team where residential, commercial and hospitality projects are designed to respond to the landscape.  

This role requires you to apply professional architectural knowledge demonstrating documentation services to meet the New Zealand building codes. We are seeking candidates that are proactive and work autonomously to uphold the high-quality design and build ethics our practice prides itself on, and an independent attitude which allows you to take responsibility and ownership of your work. 

You will hold a tertiary qualification as an Architectural Technician showing a high level of Revit CAD skills.

We are team-oriented with an emphasis of working collaboratively with other Warren and Mahoney studios. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Please email your CV and portfolio to hr@warrenandmahoney.com.  The role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents, or hold a valid work permit. 

 

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We are seeking an experienced Project Architect to join our Wellington studio and lead a number of high profile projects. We are seeking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated ability to set design direction
  • Experience in leading and delivering significant projects
  • Ability to develop, maintain and lead successful client relationships
  • Experience in producing quality documentation

Successful candidates will have a tertiary qualification in architecture and be registered in either New Zealand or abroad, ideally with a minimum of ten years’ relevant experience.

As we are a highly collaborative team, excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

This is a key role in our busy Wellington studio.  If you are looking for more opportunities to lead in a vibrant, growing studio with a passion for quality design and architecture, then we would love to hear from you.

If this sounds like you please email your CV and portfolio to HR@warrenandmahoney.com.

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We are seeking an ambitious and talented Architect with experience in the New Zealand health sector to join ourAuckland studio.

The successful candidate will display and possess the following skills and attributes: 

  • The ability to develop and maintain successful client representative relationships
  • Have a minimum ten years of experience in the health sector
  • Experience with District Health Boards and private health providers 
  • Proven experience in taking projects post-concept to completion
  • Experience leading a project team and relevant co-ordination experience with secondary     consultants
  • Proven experience in quality design and documentation
  • Proven experience in a formal Quality Assurance process

Successful applicants will hold a New Zealand-recognised architectural qualification, with a portfolio that demonstrates clear design ability and technical knowledge in the delivery of health projects. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.  

You will join a dynamic and creative team working across Australasia on a diverse portfolio of projects. 

If you have a passion for influential design and architecture and this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then we would love to hear from you. 

 If this sounds like you please email your CV and portfolio to hr@warrenandmahoney.com.  The role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents, or hold a valid work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you. 

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We are seeking talented Intermediate – Senior Revit Architectural Technicians to join our Auckland and Christchurch studios.

We attract a diverse range of projects that provide our Technicians with challenging work and variety.  We are seeking candidates that are proactive to uphold the high-quality design and build ethics our practice prides itself on, and an independent attitude which allows you to take responsibility and ownership of your work. 

You will hold a tertiary qualification as an Architectural Technician, demonstrate complex architectural knowledge and proficiency in Autodesk Revit.

We are team-oriented with an emphasis of working collaboratively with other Warren and Mahoney studios.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and portfolio to hr@warrenandmahoney.com. The roles are available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents, or hold a valid work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.